China imposes reciprocal sanctions on US officials

The Chinese government has announced that it will impose reciprocal sanctions in response to the US’ designation on 8 December 2020 of 14 Vice-Chairpersons of the National People’s Congress for their role in adopting the Hong Kong National Security law (see post). Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said that visa exemptions for holders of American diplomatic passports for temporary visits …

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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